Collab Blog

The Same Stories, Again and Again

During the depths of the Great Depression in 1932 an Ohio lawyer named Benjamin Roth wrote in his diary…

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Ahead Of The Curve

A friend recently sent me a video of an interview with Tony Hawk.

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Internal vs. External Benchmarks

There are two ways to measure how you’re doing: Against yourself and against others.

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It Sounds Crazy

A big part of almost every story in history is that expectations move slower than facts.

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Building For The Growing 50%

According to the most recent Census data, the white population in America decreased for the first time in history.

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What We’re Reading

Evictions…

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What We’re Reading

Making water…

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Nature Shows How This All Works

Two little stories from nature that teach us a few things about investing…

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Perception

There are so many factors that can hold a person back in this life.

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A Tale of Two Sundays: The Outsized Impact of Experience

I recently experienced two very different Sundays.

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What We’re Reading

Ports…

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Dangerous Feelings

Success has a nasty tendency to increase confidence more than ability.

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Investing In Health Data

We have harnessed technology to enable an incredible amount of information sharing around business and finance over the last two…

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What We’re Reading

Education…

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Climate Change, Cow Burps, and ZELP

Last month the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its latest report which made clear that temperatures today…

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History’s Seductive Beliefs

The biggest takeaway from history is that the characters change but their behaviors don’t.

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Perspective…

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Social Fabric - Part Two

Religion was once the primary communal force in society.

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The Future of Work

“You will probably work for a protocol someday.”.

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A Number From Today and A Story About Tomorrow

Every forecast takes a number from today and multiplies it by a story about tomorrow.

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What We’re Reading

Motivation…

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Little Flaws

Not realizing that inarticulate, uneducated, obnoxious, unqualified, and crazy people sometimes have the right answers.

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Rules, Truths, Beliefs

The luckier you are the nicer you should be.

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The Locker Room

I have played on a lot of teams in my life.

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Fresh Insights Into The Growing Home Garden Trend

62% of Americans want to grow their own food, according to Collaborative Fund’s latest research into micro-farming and the home…

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